Makers of Mathematics

Makers of Mathematics

eBook - 2006 | Dover edition.
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This book recounts the history of mathematics as revealed in the lives and writings of distinguished mathematicians such as Archimedes, Descartes, Fermat, Pascal, Newton, Leibniz, Euler, Gauss, Hamilton, Einstein, and more. The author introduces and explains the roles of these gifted and colorful figures in the development of mathematics as well as the ways in which their work relates to mathematics as a whole. Although the emphasis is primarily biographical, the author also discusses major historical themes and explains new ideas and techniques.
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2006.
Edition: Dover edition.
ISBN: 9780486174501
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 439 pages) :,illustrations.


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